Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, a time to be thankful, and a time for gathering with friends and family. It can also be a time of stress as you worry about fitting 20 extended family members around one dining table and cooking for a variety of dietary needs. These books will not only provide some holiday inspiration, but they will also help elevate your Thanksgiving game!
The Hygge Life: Embracing the Nordic Art of Coziness
By Karl Gunnar
Equal parts cookbook and lifestyle guide, this cozy little book shows you how to cultivate comfort and contentment and embrace life’s small pleasures with the Danish practice of hygge.
Hygge (loosely translated as “coziness”) is centered around the idea of inviting comforting elements into day-to-day life while creating warmth, community, and intimacy.
Bring it! : Tried and True Recipes for Potlucks and Casual Entertaining
by Ali Rosen
Bring it! is the ultimate source for potluck, picnic, or dinner party-worthy dishes that combine simple prep with big taste!
The word “potluck” may inspire memories of church dinners and mystery covered dishes. But today’s potlucks are essentially outsourced dinner parties…
All-Time Best Holiday Entertaining
By America’s Test Kitchen
Celebrations call for meals that impress, and with thousands of meticulously tested recipes to our name, the experts at Cook’s Illustrated are no strangers to pulling off a great holiday feast. In this timeless collection, we have gathered 75 spectacular, foolproof recipes from over 20 years of testing to help you confidently pull off a holiday meal to remember.
Martha Stewart’s Very Good Things
By Martha Stewart
Hundreds of clever tips, solutions, and easy ways to elevate every day in one must-have handbook.
Inside these pages Martha shares all life hacks for the home—to make your life easier, more fun, more delicious, and more efficient. These practical tricks cover all areas of Martha’s domestic expertise…
Life is a Party: Deliciously Doable Recipes to Make Every Day a Celebration
By David Burtka
Chef, actor, and entertaining authority David Burtka knows that every day can be a party. Over a lifetime of throwing epic gatherings, the Cordon Bleu-trained Burtka has perfected the formula for creating easy and perfect get-togethers at home. Everything you need to throw a memorable party, or to make a delicious weeknight meal, can be found right here.
It’s Always Freezer Season: How to Freeze Like a Chef With 100 Make-Ahead Recipes
By Ashley Christensen
Even on a tight schedule you can now put together delicious, complex dishes such as Cornbread Panzanella with Watermelon; Potato Pierogi; Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast with Preserved; Braised Short Ribs with Cauliflower to name a few.
Ashley Christensen and Kaitly Goalen share their recipes for fully prepared make-ahead dishes for every meal of the day to keep in your freezer…